What Do Herpes Sores Look Like
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Columbia University's Health & Related ServicesThere are two types of herpes simplex virus (HSV) that are categorized as HSV-1 and HSV-2. HSV-1 generally causes what are commonly known as cold sores or fever blisters: those uncomfortable, sometimes painful bumps you get around your mouth that... Read more »
Grady Health SystemWithout having the opportunity to exam your mouth, it is very difficult for me to determine what type of oral sores you presented with at the time of the herpetic outbreak. There are a few rules of thumb, which may help you differentiate oral ulcers... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHey Frank,1.Yep, no doubt about it. I'm definitely "positive" (in every sense of the word).2.Yep, you are now WOO-HOO certified. 3.I cannot diagnose your "irritated spot" over the Internet. Sorry. Your physician should be... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 1 Replyi've seen how cold sores are active in hiv poz individuals. but i thought cold sores were common in people with a herpes strain? and the cold sores would be were you came into contact with the herpes virus. ie you won't get herpes on your lip if... Read more »
Posted by onemotto, 1 ReplyIn a group situation a month ago, I kissed a guy for a few seconds who had semen in his mouth still after he performed oral sex on another guy. Between finishing oral on the guy and kissing me, he kissed another guy for a few seconds who had also... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesCould herpes cause changes in your mouth like dry mouth, white hairy tongue? Thanks for your response.
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Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyCan anybody tell me the difference between oral herpes and canker sores, they look the same to me!
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